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Brazil / 21-07-2016

Brazilian Jews win lawsuit against journalist who called Israel a ‘Nazi state’

Brazilian Jews win lawsuit against journalist who called Israel a ‘Nazi state’

The umbrella Jewish organization in Sao Paulo, Brazil, won a nearly decade-long indemnity lawsuit started by a journalist who claimed he was gagged for calling Israel a “Nazi state.”  The Sao Paulo Jewish federation announced the court ...

United States / 18-07-2016

Man who sent threatening letters to Colorado JCC, synagogue to spend one year in prison work release

Man who sent threatening letters to Colorado JCC, synagogue to spend one year in prison work release

A Boulder man who sent threatening letters containing a suspicious white powder to two Jewish organizations in the Colorado city was sentenced to a year of prison work release.  Jeffery Thomas Klinkel, 34, will work ...

Canada / 17-07-2016

Green party moves to expel Holocaust denier Monika Schaefer

Green party moves to expel Holocaust denier Monika Schaefer

Fewer than 24 hours after B’nai Brith Canada exposed and condemned a Holocaust denial video made by former Green Party of Canada candidate Monika Schaefer, GPC officials announced their intention to terminate her ...

Germany / 14-07-2016

German police raid 60 purveyors of antisemitic, other internet hate postings

German police raid 60 purveyors of antisemitic, other internet hate postings

Police in 14 German states reportedly conducted raids on 60 individuals in an attempt to root out the sources of antisemitic and other hate postings on the internet.    The raids on Wednesday marked the ...

Britain / 14-07-2016

Man charged over antisemitic abuse of Luciana Berger

Man charged over antisemitic abuse of Luciana Berger

A man has been appeared in court over an antisemitic threat to MP Luciana Berger.  John Nimmo, 28, of Moreland Road, South Shields has been charged with sending a message causing anxiety or distress.  It’s understood that ...

Georgia / 06-07-2016

Germany’s far-right AfD lawmakers resign over antisemitism

Germany’s far-right AfD lawmakers resign over antisemitism

More than half of the right-wing populists Alternative for Germany (AfD) lawmakers in the German state Baden-Württemberg have resigned following their failed attempt to oust a fellow parliamentarian who referred to Judaism as ...

Germany / 03-07-2016

German company fires worker for ‘Fuck You Israel’ Facebook post

German company fires worker for ‘Fuck You Israel’ Facebook post

The German multinational company Hasco discharged a group leader who denigrated Israel and Judaism on his Facebook page.  Christoph Ehrlich, a managing director of the firm, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that the 35-year-old ...

Britain / 03-07-2016

Ruth Smeeth heckler expelled from Labour party

Ruth Smeeth heckler expelled from Labour party

The activist who accused a Jewish MP of “working hand in hand" with the Daily Telegraph at Labour’s antisemitism report launch has been expelled from the party. Marc Wadsworth, who claims to be a member ...